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Cape Town cops and homeless person help to deliver baby girl in Salt River

8 June 2021 11:26 AM
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The City of Cape Town issued a statement describing how law enforcement officials helped a woman in labour to safely deliver her baby.
  • Law Enforcement officers became 'impromptu midwives' this weekend when they helped a woman in labour to safely deliver her baby
  • The 36-year-old woman gave birth on Foundry Road in Salt River on Sunday and was later transferred to a hospital

The City of Cape Town says its Law Enforcement officers helped a woman in labour to safely deliver her baby on Sunday.

Officers on patrol in the Salt River area were stopped by a group of children appealing for help as a woman was about to give birth.

The officers rushed to Foundry Road in Salt River and called for an ambulance.

The 36-year-old woman gave birth with the aid of the officers and a homeless person on the scene, the City revealed in a statement.

The healthy baby girl was safely transported to Somerset Hospital along with her mother by ambulance.




8 June 2021 11:26 AM
Tags:
City of Cape Town
Labour
birth
law enforcement officers
officers deliver baby
City law enforcement

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